Birth Name: Jamesetta Hawkins
Date of Birth: January 25, 1938
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Death: January 20, 2012
Place of Death: Riverside, California, U.S.
*likely Swiss (father)
Etta James was an American singer.
Her mother, Dorothy Hawkins, was African-American.
According to Etta, her biological father was Rudolf Wanderone, a professional billiards player, who was the son of Swiss parents, Rudolph Wanderone and Rosa Bergin.
Etta was married to Artis Mills, with whom she had two children.
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